Posted by: shorelineclusterpoets | November 20, 2010

Check out this haiku contest

Thanks to Don for sending this one to me…


Times Are Tough; Talk Is Cheap

At a recent poetry reading, a poet gave a five-minute introduction to a haiku. Absurdities not being lost on us, we began generating our own haiku responses. We invite you to join us in the first Off the Coast poetry competition.
Complete one of the following haiku:

  1. Five minute intro
    • _________________________
    • _________________________
    • __________________________
  2. Times are tough, talk cheap
    • ___________________________
    • ___________________________
    • ___________________________
Send your entry to:

Off the Coast
PO Box 14
Robbinston, ME 04671

Entry Fee: 25¢ for each haiku.
Multiple entries are encouraged.

Deadline: Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday, January 17, 2011

Winners announced: Groundhog Day, February 2, 2011

1st prize: $5.75

We are working to enlist a high-profile celebrity judge to make the final decision.

Stay tuned for updates!

Off the Coast Literary Journal, Maine’s International Poetry Journal
PO Box 14 · Robbinston, ME 04671 · 207-454-8026 ·

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